Debit Card Skimming Basics

Be prepared and learn the basics about how thieves steal your debit card information using skimmers. A skimmer is a device either used directly or indirectly to obtain your debit card number and PIN. Thieves often use merchant terminals in restaurants, stores, gas stations and ATM’s to steal this data. Once stolen they will make fake cards using your real data or simply use the information online to make purchases. Skimmers can often be hard to spot, therefore, we are providing additional details and information to assist you in protecting your information.

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If you believe your card has been compromised, please inform us immediately by calling 610.644.9400 or stop into one of our financial centers for assistance.

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